Roundtable: Region building in Europe and East Africa, Sept. 19 2012 @ IFRA
Date: September 19, 2012
Topic: Region building in Europe and East Africa – Old templates vs new scripts?
Presentations by: Prof. Daniel Bach (Emile Durkheim Centre, Sciences Po Bordeaux), Prof. Katumanga Musambayi (UoN) and Dr. Wanyama Masinde (CUEA)
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Prof. Daniel Bach is a Director of research of the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) at the Emile Durkheim Centre – for Comparative Political Science and Sociology, University of Bordeaux. He has published on Nigerian federalism, the foreign policies of Nigeria and South Africa, regional organisations and regionalisation processes in Africa, as well as on relations between France, the European Union, China, India and Africa.
Prof. Katumanga Musambayi is a professor in Political Science at University of Nairobi. He is an accomplished scholar in the field of insurgency groups having done his Ph.D work on the RPF and NRM in the 1990s. He has consulted extensively for the AU, IGAD, ICGLR and the UN on security sector reforms in Africa. Katumanga is a well published scholar in both local and international journals.
Dr Wanyama Musinde is Director of the Institute for Regional Integration and Development (IRID)which is based at the CUEA (The Catholic University of Eastern Africa). This Graduate Institute is the continent’s pioneer specialist university institute for research and training in regional integration. Wanyama is also founding Director of the African Integration House/ The East Africa Resource House, a regional integration think-do tank. He has worked as an adviser to governments on strategies and policies for regional integration, including working as Regional Integration Policy and Strategy Adviser to the Kenya Government.
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